Minimalism is a topic I’ve been following in recent years and this is mostly due to the fact that I have been moving around myself from city to city. What is minimalism? What are the benefits? Should you try it as well? … More The Benefits of Minimalism: An Uncluttered Walkthrough to a More Intentional Life
Today we have the pleasure to have Wendy from Wanderlust Wendy. She tells her story of how she has moved from a traditional career path with high-paying job to a pursue more meaningful ventures and be more happy in general. And yes that involves slowing down her path to Financial Indepence. … More How Wendy chose happiness over a high paid career and slowed down her path to FI
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Mr. Money Mage.
He is a UK-based Personal Finance blogger on his journey to reach Financial Independence. He has a principled view on how he intends to reach this goal and to him, Financial Independence can be achieved by anyone no matter your income today or your background.
We will discuss a few of his principles and how anyone can start building his personal path to Financial Independence. We touch upon topics such as growing your income, work-life balance, his approach to investing and, on that note, we also talk about his take on P2P lending platforms. … More How to reach Financial Independence growing and saving your money without losing your sleep with Money Mage
Today we will have the pleasure to talk to Damian from Banker on FIRE. Together we will debunk the myths about investment bankers and discuss his journey to Financial Independence. … More Debunking The Common Myths about Investment Bankers with Damian
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Naza from Copenhagen (Denmark).
I met Naza through common friends when visiting them in Copenhagen on several occasions. We have been keeping in touch through Facebook over the years, she is a positive person and when I met her she seemed very happy and dedicated about her career. Just in November of this year, she posted on her Facebook profile that she would leave her corporate job and her happy life in the bustling Scandinavian capital to move to Asia to pursue her dreams of becoming a licensed yoga teacher, to teach English to underprivileged Thai children and open her yoga school in Bali! That was quite a surprise to me but I was very happy for her at the same time.
Naza will share her story and lessons with us on the show and even if you are not planning to change your life in such an extreme way, there are some great takeaways from the conversation for all of us! … More How Naza left her stable (but stressful) career and turned her life upside down completely to pursue her dreams in Asia
Caroline from Costa Rica FIRE will tell us how she reached FIRE under “exceptional circumstances”: She stumbled upon the FIRE movement in her 40s, she and her husband Scott have 2 daughters, their strategy was to focus on Real Estate and they did all of this while living in New York, a high cost of living area! We will discuss Caroline’s journey and she will share how she and her husband managed to change their lifestyle completely and reached FIRE. And we will also discuss how they managed to buy property after property both in the US and abroad (Costa Rica!). … More How to hit FIRE in your 40s living in an HCOL city with Caroline
Have you ever backed away from bargaining at a flea market, thinking it would be too cheap? Or have you cut down on a decent waiter’s tip to save some dollars over dinner? To most people, both of them might look like examples of the same phenomena. However, the first scene shows a frugal personality, while the other one is downright cheap. We know what you’re thinking, how can someone possibly know when they’re crossing the line from being frugal to cheap? Although there is a fine line between the two, if you understand the concept, you’ll know what’s cheap and what’s not right away. To bring things into perspective, here are some differences between frugal and cheap to get you a clear picture. … More Frugal Vs Cheap – What is the Difference?
In today’s episode, we will speak to my friend Jacob from I Heart Budgets.
We met at Fincon 19 and he told me he was currently on a “mini-retirement” travelling in an RV (a large motorhome/camper van) with his wife and three kids through the US. He started this crazy plan in August of 2018 and while the plan was to travel 1 year they have extended their plans.
This episode is for you if you are keen on hearing about why someone with a well-paid job is “suddenly” making a drastic lifestyle change by moving to a more nomadic and minimalistic lifestyle. And more importantly how that can be achieved through budgeting and planning. This episode is also for you if you are new to budgeting and still wonder why it can be a fantastic starting point to achieve your goals. … More How Jacob quit his stressful six-figure job to move into an RV and embrace a minimalistic lifestyle
We are heading to Thailand and will be talking to my friend Brad from Man Overseas. Brad is a traveller and likes to venture overseas in different cities with his wife. We will talk about the specifics of his current lifestyle, how he has focused over the years to reach this lifestyle and we will end up with very powerful insights on building self-confidence! … More How to travel full-time and build self-confidence with Brad
and is Earn1K from Ramit Sethi worth it? This Fincon has definitely been interesting for me and I went out of my comfort zone again, I have interviewed a few interesting persons during my time there and recorded everything on video. Ramit Sethi was a Keynote speaker at Fincon and he also took the time … More Make your wallet behave well with Christianna